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Autumn Term (Second Half)

House Winners for the autumn term 2019


Well done to all the children who have worked hard over the term to earn house points.  This term's winning house was Windsor with 3284 points.  The children in Windsor house were rewarded with a special Christmas film, popcorn and a drink.

The scores for all the houses at the end of the first term

Balmoral - 3044

Buckingham - 3139

Sandringham - 3042

Windsor - 3284

TT Rockstars


Well done to all our children who have been practising their times tables.   

At the end of each term we celebrate children who have achieved Rock Hero status.  This means they are able to answer any random times table question in under one second!   We also present certificates to the children who have made the greatest improvement over the term.  Well done to everyone who received a certificate at the end of the autumn term.   

 Christmas Jumper Day


The School Council invited the whole school to wear a Christmas Jumper on Friday 13th December to raise money for the charity Save the Children.  It was great to see the whole school looking so festive.  Overall the children raised £340.30 from the day.  

Christmas Dinner at Hamstel


Our children enjoyed a fantastic Christmas dinner whilst wearing their very festive Christmas jumpers on Friday 13th December.  Everyone (including those children who'd brought in their own lunch) got to pull a cracker!

Performing Arts Club


Well done to everyone in our Performing Arts Club who attended the Southend Music Festival at Thorpe Hall School on Friday 15th November.   Children from a number of Southend schools showcased their talents at the festival; our children performed with real confidence which resulted in them being awarded first place. A great achievement!


Remembrance Day Service 2019 


Hamstel Junior School held its annual Remembrance Day Service on Monday 11th November at 11am.  During the service our house captains laid a wreath to the sounding of the Last Post.  Glee Club led the school in singing the National Anthem to provide a fitting end to a very moving ceremony.  

Anti-Bullying Week

November 2019


It was great to see everyone wearing odd socks as part of Anti-Bullying Week.  The children and staff really enjoyed sharing how unique and different we all are!